ecotype(redirected from ecotypically)
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A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.
e′co·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
(Biology) ecology a group of organisms within a species that is adapted to particular environmental conditions and therefore exhibits behavioural, structural, or physiological differences from other members of the species
ec•o•type(ˈɛk əˌtaɪp, ˈi kə-)
a subspecies or race that is esp. adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
ec`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
a type or subspecies of life that is especially well adapted to a certain environment. — ecotypic, adj.See also: Environment